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CANARAIL, a Quebec-based company specializing in feasibility studies, consulting and the design and implementation of projects in the rail sector, appointed Miguel Valero as its new president. Prior to joining CANARAIL, Valero worked for various international companies in the road tran ...
Canadian Pacific will further develop its long train strategy in 2012. As part of CP's previously announced 2011 capital expansion program, the company's installation of new and extended sidings in several key regions throughout its network will allow CP to further benefit from current double di ...
NJ Transit will host a second public open house to discuss potential transit improvements along the congested highway corridor that connects suburban Gloucester and Camden counties with the city of Camden and Philadelphia. The first open house was conducted in April 2011. The open hous ...
Patriot Rail Corp., a shortline and regional freight railroad holding company, hired David Rohal to its management team as vice president, reporting to Patriot Chairman, President and CEO Gary Marino. Rohal brings more than 27 years of rail industry management experience to Patriot. Pr ...
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a Safety Advisory to remind railroads, contractors and railroad bridge workers of safety practices intended to prevent accidents and casualties to employees. FRA regulations require standards related to scaffolding and for railroads and railroad contrac ...
05 December 2011

Denver

A federal loan of up to $280 million was awarded to advance construction on the 30-mile Eagle P3 commuter rail project, which will significantly expand transportation choices in the greater Denver area. "This loan brings Denver a step closer to completing this ambitious and far-re ...
Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. has added additional capacity for the supply of bridge, sliding and expansion joints for fixed and movable railroad bridges. With the purchase of certain inventory, patterns and patent rights, the acquisition will expand Atlantic Track's range of bridge products to ...
Amtrak joined state and local officials to celebrate more than $1.5 million in improvements to the Lawrence, Kan., station, including a 500-foot passenger boarding platform and access to parking with designations compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Repairs to the platform canopy ...
VIA Rail Canada will begin construction work for its new Cobourg train station overpass, island platform and related structures. Located slightly west of the current station, the new structures are scheduled to open in fall 2012. The new island platform and overhead walkway will service tracks ...
The nation's major freight railroads reached tentative agreements with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train Dispatchers Association, which together represent about 26,500 employees in collective bargaining. The last remaining union without a settlement, the ...
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